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Kalmia latifolia 'Muras'


photo: Dr. Piotr Muras

    Synonym: Dr. Muras Select
    Parentage
  • Female: the old shrub in Wroclaw Botanic Garden
  • Male: unknown
    Origin
  • selection
    Hybridizer
  • Dr. Piotr Muras
  • named by Tadeusz Kusibab
  • named after Prof Dr. Piotr Muras, Polish dendrologist
    Size
  • within 10 years: 4.9 x 2.6 ft
    Habit
  • broad bushy
    Flower
  • Colour: white with small red brownish dots inside
  • Shape: bowl shape
  • Size: 0.7 0.8 in in diameter, up to 120 flowers in the truss
    Bud
  • light pink
    Foliage
  • Shape: elliptic, pointed
  • Colour: dark green
  • Size: 0.2 0.4 in x 0.1 0.15 in
    Shoot
  • fresh green
    Year of
  • Crossing: 1984
  • Naming: 2001
  • Introduction: 2001
  • Registration: 2013
    Comments
  • useful as an understock, very frost-hardy cultivar
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